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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-Piedmont NC 563 160 32.0 26.1-38.7 71 12.5 9.2-16.7 87 10.7 8.0-14.2 245 44.8 38.5-51.3
GENDER
Male 145 40 32.0 21.0-45.3 17 12.1 6.7-20.8 17 9.7 5.1-17.8 71 46.2 34.4-58.5
Female 418 120 32.1 25.3-39.7 54 12.6 8.9-17.7 70 11.2 8.2-15.1 174 44.1 36.8-51.7
RACE
White 456 130 31.5 25.2-38.5 55 12.7 9.0-17.5 76 11.2 8.3-15.0 195 44.6 38.0-51.4
African American 79 22 35.6 19.8-55.2 12 14.0 6.6-27.2 7 8.2 3.4-18.4 38 42.2 27.3-58.7
Other Minorities 27 8 30.3 12.7-56.6 4 8.6 2.3-27.2 4 11.2 3.0-33.7 11 49.9 24.4-75.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 5 38.4 14.9-68.9 2 3.2 0.7-13.3 4 25.5 6.8-61.4 5 32.9 12.3-63.2
Non-Hispanic 546 155 31.8 25.7-38.6 69 12.9 9.5-17.2 83 10.1 7.5-13.3 239 45.3 38.8-51.9
AGE
18-24 16 5 35.8 13.5-66.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 64.2 33.4-86.5
25-34 52 19 39.8 24.7-57.2 3 5.9 1.9-16.9 2 3.0 0.6-12.7 28 51.3 35.1-67.2
35-44 92 30 29.6 20.0-41.4 11 13.1 6.4-25.1 8 9.3 3.7-21.5 43 48.0 35.9-60.4
45-54 116 37 33.6 23.1-46.2 16 16.7 9.0-28.8 15 14.0 7.5-24.5 48 35.7 26.2-46.6
55-64 128 41 39.6 28.3-52.1 18 19.6 11.0-32.6 18 12.5 7.3-20.6 51 28.3 19.9-38.5
65-74 93 18 14.7 8.2-24.7 13 18.8 10.4-31.5 21 20.4 12.5-31.4 41 46.2 34.2-58.6
75+ 64 9 10.8 4.9-22.1 10 16.0 7.7-30.3 23 31.3 19.0-46.9 22 42.0 27.2-58.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 26 20.9 12.0-33.8 14 15.7 7.6-29.7 26 17.4 10.0-28.5 50 46.1 32.9-59.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 161 44 34.1 21.7-49.1 16 8.1 4.1-15.2 30 12.5 7.2-20.8 71 45.3 31.9-59.5
Some Post-H.S. 149 50 32.7 23.2-43.7 20 13.9 7.8-23.6 18 8.3 4.7-14.4 61 45.1 34.6-56.1
College Graduate 137 40 36.2 25.8-48.1 21 14.4 8.8-22.8 13 6.4 3.3-11.8 63 43.0 32.6-54.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 23 16.3 8.6-28.7 13 12.5 6.0-24.4 24 12.3 6.9-21.0 44 58.9 42.3-73.6
$15,000- 24,999 117 29 28.3 17.6-42.0 14 14.6 7.4-26.7 25 20.3 12.0-32.3 49 36.9 25.7-49.6
$25,000- 34,999 53 18 48.7 31.3-66.3 5 3.3 1.3- 8.2 8 10.9 4.8-22.8 22 37.2 22.9-54.1
$35,000- 49,999 68 21 26.9 16.0-41.6 11 20.3 9.9-37.1 5 4.5 1.6-11.9 31 48.3 33.6-63.2
$50,000-74,999 64 23 36.6 22.8-53.1 8 11.4 4.8-24.7 6 5.4 2.1-13.4 27 46.5 31.4-62.3
$75,000+ 90 27 38.5 23.6-55.9 8 7.9 3.7-16.3 10 9.7 4.5-19.7 45 43.8 29.1-59.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 340 87 24.9 18.9-32.0 52 18.1 12.8-24.9 70 15.1 10.8-20.6 131 42.0 33.9-50.6
No 218 69 39.0 29.0-50.1 19 6.4 3.5-11.1 17 6.0 3.3-10.5 113 48.7 38.6-58.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 12 33.0 16.7-54.9 5 11.7 4.1-29.1 9 11.3 4.9-23.9 24 43.9 26.9-62.4
Non-Veteran 513 148 32.0 25.7-39.0 66 12.5 9.1-17.0 78 10.6 7.8-14.3 221 44.9 38.2-51.8

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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